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Body found on side of road in Meeker County

A death investigation has been launched by the sheriff's office.

Police in Meeker County are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on the side of a road.

The victim was found along the 74500 block of 309th Street in Kingston Township, just east of Kingston, at around 8 a.m. Sunday.

The man's identity is not known at this time, police say, but initial investigation found he died somewhere other than where he was found.

The Meeker County Sheriff's Office wants to hear if anyone saw something suspicious in the area where the body was found overnight between Saturday and Sunday.

The body will be identified by the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office.

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